Pediatric COVID-19 Update: Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C)
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- Describe the vulnerable patient population at risk for/affected by Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
- Review clinical manifestations of MIS-C
- Discuss MIS-C course of action, including appropriate treatments and referrals
- Describe the epidemiology of the disease in pediatrics In US and MS
- Discuss transmission of COVID 19 as it relates to children and understand the significance of infected children who are asymptomatic
- Discuss infection prevention issues regarding reopening of schools
- Review diagnostic options of COVID-19
- Review limitations of COVID-19 diagnostics
- Discuss our experience in transitioning from the use of Telehealth back to face-to-face clinic appointments while continuing to mitigate the effect of COVID-19
- Develop awareness on rare but clinically important presentation of COVID-19 and MIS-C
- Charlotte Hobbs, MD, Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
- April Palmer, MD, Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
- Kengo Inagaki, MD, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Population Health, Department of Population Health Science
- Roberto Santos, MD, Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Population Health, Department of Population Health Sciences
The planners and speakers for this eLearning has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. There are no fees for participating in this live activity.
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